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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

#1 Post by Ex-Ascot » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:47 am

Admin, I know that you closed down the Markle bashing thread but we think under current circumstances the situation should be able to be debated here by our esteemed and educated members.

We are so furious I refuse to comment at the moment.

However please look at: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/arti ... tlers.html
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#2 Post by Capetonian » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:57 am

Agreed. However, I blame it all on the trailer trash rather than on the Prince. He's c***struck although I fail to understand why.
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#3 Post by admin » Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:31 pm

Happy to let it run as long as it doesn't turn into royalty-bashing thread, on account I like them.

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#4 Post by Boac » Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:32 pm

Agreed on the topic, although I would definitely prefer NOT to see Mr Morgan involved...............

Dreadfully hurtful for the Royal Family, and if this is the wish of Harry and Meghan for 'financial independence, my views are:
Revoke the titles
Sell their house and return the money to the public purse
Cease payments from the Duchy or any other 'Royal' source to them both
Wish them well
Give then 2 one-way tickets (First class) to North America.

There's 'financial independence'!

His work for the disabled vets is admirable and I hope he continues it, although they will both discover the harsh realities of their true 'value' in supporting issues without the Royal cachet.

There - I feel better now.

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#5 Post by om15 » Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:58 pm

I think that this is for the better, the impending divorce will be less messy if they are no longer practising Royals, and the saving on expenditure is good news. I admire the Queen, but apart from the one that I can never remember who used to fly a helicopter the rest seem to be a waste of money.

I can't really express an opinion because I am completely indifferent to what they do.
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#6 Post by Rwy in Sight » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:01 pm

Boac wrote:
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Give then 2 one-way tickets (First class) to North America.
How about the cCO2 emission they care so much about? I feel sorry for him to have to follow her SWMBO away from his family and I am surprised she didn't want to continue the glam of life or a royal.

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#7 Post by G-CPTN » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:26 pm

She could always get a job as an actress . . .

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#8 Post by Pontius Navigator » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:54 pm

Without going into detail, published media seems to fall into two camps: roses and chocolates or scurrilous rumours. By pulling up the draw bridge so to speak they will no doubt encourage the latter. How much of the latter will be true and how much fake news who can say.

I think we might agree though that she misunderstood the Royal Family and their commitment to maintaining the Monarchy for the nation and not their individual benefit.

Of course MM is not the only example of not playing the game. The other princes and princesses are all doing their bit.

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#9 Post by AtomKraft » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:56 pm

Talk about 'biting the hand that feeds you'.

Also, isn't it about time we all stopped pretending Charles is his dad?

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#10 Post by Capetonian » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:12 pm

This is certainly not going to turn into a Royal Family bashing thread with my input. I have enormous respect for all of them except that piece of trailer trash that Harry married, in fact I find it impossible to think of her as Royalty, unlike William's lady wife who is regal through and through.
The Markle woman has caused so much division and strife in the RF that she should be sent to the Tower!
If ever there was proof that Princess Diana was not assassinated, this is it, because I am sure they would have been only too happy to see MM disappear.

Also, isn't it about time we all stopped pretending Charles is his dad? +1

I think Prince Charles might be very proud to be his Dad, I would be proud of a son like that, apart from his choice of spouse, but I find it hard to accept that he is.
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#11 Post by Rwy in Sight » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:19 pm

If I say that you can't teach what it takes to be classy should it be consider as Royal Family bashing?

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#12 Post by Boac » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:39 pm

Ris wrote "How about the cCO2 emission they care so much about?"

Did I say aircraft?

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#13 Post by Nick Riviera » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:51 pm

Convenient that they had their house renovated with millions of taxpayers money before they made this decision.

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#14 Post by OFSO » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:52 pm

Respect for the Queen ? Yes, very much so. The rest of the freeloading crew of scroungers - no. Not that I know who any are except the woman who supports Scotland at rugby despite being English, and the one who doesn't sweat while laying pipe into teenagers, and the pop-eyed sisters.

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#15 Post by CharlieOneSix » Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:40 pm

Madame Tussauds has acted to reflect their departure. No longer are Harry and Meghan part of Tussauds Royal Family group. The world-famous attraction relocated the figures almost immediately to reflect the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's decision to stand alone from the rest of the family.

Video below....

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10703576/ ... -tussauds/
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#16 Post by Ex-Ascot » Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:46 pm

admin wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:31 pm
Happy to let it run as long as it doesn't turn into royalty-bashing thread, on account I like them.
Admin, you know my views and agree totally.
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#17 Post by G-CPTN » Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:26 pm

Perhaps they should bring back the Royle Family?


I would imagine they would have a whale of a time with MM.

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